528 pages | 197 Color Illus.
Reflecting new discoveries in fingerprint science, Lee and Gaensslen’s Advances in Fingerprint Technology, Third Edition has been completely updated with new material and nearly double the references contained in the previous edition. The book begins with a detailed review of current, widely used development techniques, as well as some older, historical methods. Next, it describes more recent advances as well as novel, emerging technologies that have just begun to reach maturity.
Highlights in this edition include:
With contributions by a renowned group of leading forensic scientists and criminalistics experts, this valuable work presents the latest progress in fingerprint technologies, comparison, and identification.
Part I: Overview of Current Fingerprint Technology
Powder Methods; Robert S. Ramotowski
Amino Acid Reagents; Robert S. Ramotowski
Metal Deposition Methods; Robert S. Ramotowski
Lipid Reagents; Robert S. Ramotowski
Vapor/Fuming Methods; Robert S. Ramotowski
Blood Reagents; Robert S. Ramotowski
Miscellaneous Methods and Challenging Surfaces; Robert S. Ramotowski
Part II: Recent Advances in Fingerprint Technology
Powders for Fingerprint Development; Helen L. Bandey, Stephen M. Bleay, and Andrew P. Gibson
Enhancement Techniques for Fingerprints in Blood; Vaughn G. Sears
Vacuum Metal Deposition; Milutin Stoilovic, Naomi Speers, and Chris Lennard
Cyanoacrylate Fuming Method; Linda A. Lewis
Ninhydrin and Ninhydrin Analogues: Recent Developments; Joseph Almog
Fingermark Detection Using Nanoparticles; Andy Bécue and Antonio A. Cantú
Friction Ridge Detection from Challenging Crime Scenes; Della Wilkinson
Statistics and Probabilities as a Means to Support Fingerprint Examination; Cedric Neumann
Digital Imaging; Bruce Comber, Gemma Payne, and Chris Lennard